Red blood cell transfusion-dependency implies a poor survival in primary myelofibrosis irrespective of IPSS and DIPSS

Chiara Elena, Francesco Passamonti, Elisa Rumi, Luca Malcovati, Luca Arcaini, Emanuela Boveri, Michele Merli, Daniela Pietra, Cristiana Pascutto, Mario Lazzarin

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Abstract

Risk stratification in primary myelofibrosis is currently based on two international prognostic scoring systems, neither of which takes into consideration red blood cell transfusiondependency. In 288 consecutive patients with primary myelofibrosis, red blood cell transfusion-dependency at diagnosis affects survival independently of the International Prognostic Scoring System (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-170
Number of pages4
JournalHaematologica
Volume96
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

Keywords

  • Leukemia
  • MPL
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Prognosis
  • Transfusion JAK2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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